B – Science editing

Masic I, Kujundzic E. Science editing in biomedicine and humanities. Sarajevo: Avicena, 2013.272 p.

The authors of this book focus on the role of academic periodicals as one of the most important medium of communication of ideas and new scientific discoveries. The book offers a comprehensive overview of the field of science writing and editing and presents a broad range of media, in particular: various systems of knowledge classification and categorization; the peer-review procedure; methods for preparation of papers; different types of information resources; review on instruments on access to information sources and their use. It also includes a historical perspective of the raise and development of the relevant media of communication of scientific knowledge.